Massai Maasai Calendar

Maasai Calendar is the calendar of the Maasai people. The Maasai Calendar does not have a universal standard. Definitions can vary. The following is one definition of the Maasai Calendar, from the book Maasai by S. S. Ole Sankan. The Massai Calendar has 12 months and three seasons. Each month has 30 days. The days are divided into two 15 days, the bright fifteen days and the dark fifteen days.

Season and Months

Nkokua -season of long rains

Oladalu-hot and dry summer months
Arat- month of spotted pools of water due to small rains
Oenioing'ok
Olodoyiorie

Oloirurujuruj -season of drizzle

Oloilepunye
Kujorok
Morusasin
Oloiborrare

Oltumuret- season of short rains

Kushin
Olgisan
Pushuka
Ntung'us

Works Cited

Sankan, S.S. Maasai. East African Literature Bureau. 

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